Advances in Surgical Management of Thyroid Disease

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present a physician lecture called “Advances in Surgical Management of Thyroid Disease” on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. inside the Lexington Medical Park 1 Auditorium on the hospital campus. The speaker is Melanie Seybt, MD, a physician with Lexington ENT & Allergy, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

Seybt_MelanieDuring the lecture, Dr. Seybt will talk about the anatomy and function of the thyroid, the prevalence of thyroid cancer, and minimally invasive surgical techniques used to treat thyroid disease. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and attendees will have the opportunity to ask the doctor questions.

A cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., Dr. Seybt earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. After completing her otolaryngology/head and neck surgery residency and serving as chief resident at MCG, she became one of the few surgeons to complete specialized fellowship training in endocrine head and neck surgery. Dr. Seybt also traveled to Italy and Korea to further develop her expertise in minimally invasive and remote-access thyroid surgery. Additionally, she has co-authored a book, “Thyroid Surgery: Preventing and Managing Complications.”

Dr. Seybt practices with Andrew P. Battiata, MD, and Edward A. Woody, MD, at Lexington ENT & Allergy. This team of board-certified otolaryngologists specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders. For more information on the practice, visit Lexington-ENT.com

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present a monthly physician lecture series on important medical topics. For more information, call LMC Community Outreach at (803) 936-8850 or visit LexMed.com.

Saluting our Volunteers

Lexington Medical Center has more than 350 volunteers who help our patients and staff each day at our hospital. This week, we saluted them with our annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, which included an awards ceremony. Each of the award winners gave more than 500 volunteer hours to LMC in 2013. Thank you, volunteers!

Monroe Brown receives the “Volunteer of the Year” award for giving 890 hours of service in 2013. He's pictured with LMC President & CEO Mike Biediger and Volunteer Services Director Ann Bethea

Monroe Brown receives the “Volunteer of the Year” award for giving 890 hours of service in 2013. He’s pictured with LMC President & CEO Mike Biediger and Volunteer Services Director Ann Bethea

These ladies have each volunteered for more than 30 years at LMC.   L to R: Mary Young (43 years), Doris New (37 years), Inge Marks (31 years), Marilyn Bundrick (34 years) and Faye Smith (41 years)

These ladies have each volunteered for more than 30 years at LMC.
L to R: Mary Young (43 years), Doris New (37 years), Inge Marks (31 years), Marilyn Bundrick (34 years) and Faye Smith (41 years)

Dianne Hill and Fran Bond receive ‘Lifetime Member” awards for more than 15 years of volunteering for LMC.

Dianne Hill and Fran Bond receive ‘Lifetime Member” awards for more than 15 years of volunteering for LMC.

Lew Jernigan receives the “Community Volunteer of the Year” award from LMC Foundation Executive Director Tim James. Lew and his dog are pet therapy volunteers at LMC.

Lew Jernigan receives the “Community Volunteer of the Year” award from LMC Foundation Executive Director Tim James. Lew and his dog are pet therapy volunteers at LMC.

The scholarship committee and Volunteer Auxiliary president receive a $5,000 check from the hospital.   L to R: LMC President & CEO Mike Biediger, LMC Board Chair Jan Burt, Volunteer Auxiliary president Lynda Pittman,  Sandra Dodd and Rollin Mills.

The scholarship committee and Volunteer Auxiliary president receive a $5,000 check from the hospital.
L to R: LMC President & CEO Mike Biediger, LMC Board Chair Jan Burt, Volunteer Auxiliary president Lynda Pittman, Sandra Dodd and Rollin Mills.

Enjoy this slideshow of the day’s events with our volunteers.

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